Job search help

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Online support

There are different types of support available to help you on your journey to find a job, no matter the stage you are at. The following resources are designed to help you understand your local jobs market and provide tips on applying for jobs that are right for you.      

Job Jumpstart

  • access articles on a wide range of job search topics, targeted to young people and those new to the jobs market
  • go to the toolbox for tip sheets, checklists and workbooks to help you research employers and jobs, tailor résumés and cover letters, and prepare for interviews
  • watch videos to get job search and employment planning tips

 jobactive website

  • go to the jobactive blog for information on a range of job search topics
  • watch videos to hear common interview questions being asked by employers and practise your answers
  • go to the jobactive YouTube channel for tips on networking, interviews and how to find a job

National Careers Institute

Government-funded employment services providers

Employment services providers deliver a range of programs to help you to prepare and look for work. These services are designed to provide flexible and tailored assistance such as résumé and job application writing skills, advice on job searching and help to access training and employment.

You can find more information about the these services and how they can help you on the find a provider page on the jobactive website.

Other support you may be interested in

Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers Program

Trades Recognition Australia

  • Access a skills recognition support service specialising in assessments for people with trade skills gained overseas or in Australia

Microsoft training

  • Access free online training to improve your digital literacy skills (available in multiple languages) and to increase your confidence and capability using Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint